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Saturday, November 29th, 2014

A new kind of space race emerges in Texas

As states compete to become the center of private space flight, SpaceX could change the game in Texas. Helped by hefty public incentives, the company is building a new facility near Brownsville.

Monday, November 19th, 2012

F1 race over but debate on tax breaks continues

The Formula One drivers have come and gone, and the helicopters that ferried well-heeled businessmen to Austin's new race track have fallen silent. But the debate over providing as much as $250 million in tax incentives to...

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Thomaides supports Rose

In this letter to the editor, San Marcos City Councilmember John Thomaides puts on his small business owner's cap and praises State Representative Patrick Rose for making Texas Enterprise Funds available to small businesses.